Are you looking to apply your skills to a passionate network committed to positive change? Are you interested in helping groups to develop and learn? Can you pull information together, work as part of a team and support volunteers? Are you comfortable working online as part of a distributed team? Are you willing to start small and help to grow the network, and the role? Are you looking for a flexible working pattern in an organisation committed to good People Care? If so, read on!
Who are we?
The Permaculture Association works to empower individuals and communities to design their homes, gardens, farms, businesses and whole lives in order to collectively generate a sustainable future. By putting ethics first and using natural systems as a model, there are simple and innovative ways to live fairly and sustainably now and in the future.
Our work is wide-ranging and varied, supporting permaculture education, research, networking and action. We are a growing charity, with 1700(+) members, and partnerships with organisations in the UK and internationally.
The Projects Network Development Officer role in a nutshell
We are seeking a projects network development officer to join our small and dedicated team. We work online using G-Suite, CiviCRM, Slack, & Zoom and other tools to enable us to collaborate and stay connected. Duties of the post will include:
- Projects network support, including hosting monthly Zoom socials for members of the Association's LAND network and wider projects
- Strategy and fundraising, including working with the network and CEO to identify and develop funding opportunities to further support this work
- Farming engagement support, including supporting members contributions to the Northern Real Farming Conference & Oxford Real Farming Conference
- Finance, admin, monitoring and evaluation, using our online co-working tools
- Communications & Events, including supporting and attending events, and providing news and updates to the Communications team and the website
Who we are looking for
As an inclusive employer and membership organisation, we want our staff team to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. Therefore we welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to creating an organisation that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.
We are a small team and we want someone who is conscientious and well organised, able to be flexible, responsive and positive, and passionate about support our practical permaculture projects network to develop and thrive.
Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification carefully, and get in touch if you have any questions or would like an informal discussion. The application form and all supporting information can be found via our website or attached here. We look forward to hearing from you.
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